Senior Management Accountant / Finance Business Partner

Knoxfield Permanent
  • Australia's largest family-operated food service network
  • Career Growth Opportunities

About Our Client

PFD Food Services began in 1943 amid the noise and chaos of the Melbourne Fish Markets. Expanding rapidly to meet the demand of an ever growing customer base, PFD is now Australia's largest family-operated foodservice network.

PFD Food Services delivers a superior range of dry goods, frozen and chilled products, fresh seafood and meat, confectionery, paper products and cleaning solutions.

Job Description

Reporting to the National Finance Manager, your key deliverables will be providing management with insights on performance & profitability and assisting in the making of strategic business decisions and business process improvements. Further to this your responsibilities will include:

  • Analyse, review and report on the financial performance and position of specified branches/regions on a monthly and annual basis against budgets.
  • Participate in complex projects in cross functional teams.
  • Facilitating activities such as; cost reduction and process efficiency opportunities, budgeting, forecasting, planning and project evaluations.
  • Pursuing value creating business opportunities as front line commercial support, and improving the sustainable competitive advantage of the organisation.
  • Investigate and explain variances, trends and anomalies including investigations of sales, margins, productivity, labour and material variances, inventory, direct and indirect costs etc.
  • Analyse & report on variances to budgets, history and forecast
  • Prepare & distribute variance analysis & snapshot reporting
  • Liaise with Branch Managers, Area Business Managers and General Managers, and assist with achieving regional profitability and growth targets.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with company policy
  • Carry out analysis of system processes relating to assigned regions
  • Regional budget preparation and analysis
  • Preparation of branch and regional forecasts
  • Assist with both internal and external audits as required.
  • Other duties, projects and responsibilities as assigned from time to time.

The Successful Applicant

You will be CA/CPA Qualified with at least 5 years' experience in a similar position. You will have strong analytical and problem solving skills, a strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. You will have a high level of energy and drive, a performance based mindset and be results orientated. You will be an advanced user of MS Excel, ideally with experience using MfgPro and/or TM1.

What's on Offer

  • Large-scale organisation with career progression opportunities
  • Business Partnering position with genuine influence on strategic decision making
  • On-site parking
Angus Harding
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Phone number
+61 3 8562 5425

Job summary

Accounting & Finance
Financial, Planning & Analysis
What is your industry?
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Job Type
Consultant name
Angus Harding
Consultant phone
+61 3 8562 5425
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